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Consultation closes on Rating Policies Review

South Wairarapa District Councils Rating Policies Review consultation has now closed. The proposal asked for feedback on a group of our financial policies as required under Section 102 of the…

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Surplus Motor Vehicle Tender

Surplus to Council’s fleet needs, the following vehicle is for sale by tender: Year Make Model Fuel Type Registration Registration Expires WOF Expires Odometer 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Petrol GQD718…

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Recreation trail users enjoy safe new path on Underhill Road

Walkers, runners and cyclists of all ages and stages can now enjoy a more comfortable and safe stretch of trail along Underhill Road in Featherston.   The new purpose built…

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Old Featherston Courthouse maintenance and refurbishment

A few weeks ago, the vinyl in the Old Featherston Courthouse was tested to ascertain whether asbestos was present and the results tested positive. Accredited Asbestos Specialists NZ Ltd (AASL)…

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Greytown Old Library lease awarded to local artisans

At the 5 June South Wairarapa District Council Strategy Working Committee (SWC) meeting, the lease of Greytown’s Old Library was awarded to Te Hupenui/Greytown Artists Incorporated (Te Hupenui) following Expressions…

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Greytown Playground upgrade closure

Greytown Playground on Kuratawhiti Street will be closing for upgrades from 12 June for approximately 3 weeks. During the construction period, it will re-open for weekends where possible. When it…

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NZ Army Reserve Training in Featherston 12-14 July 2024

NZ Army Reserve will be conducting a training exercise on the outskirts of the Featherston Township over the weekend of 12-14 July 2024. This exercise will be focused on training New Zealand Reserve Soldiers in stability and…

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South Wairarapa celebrates hidden gems and unsung heroes  

June is Volunteering New Zealand’s Big Shout Out to volunteers nationwide and South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC) is celebrating our community’s unsung heroes, hidden gems and volunteers who go beyond…

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Clear water meters for June

Water meters in the South Wairarapa will be read throughout the month of June by volunteers of the South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC), which asks all residents to ensure their…

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ABCs of Moo-ving Day for farmers

Moving Day heralds the start of the dairy season each year on 1 June (King’s Birthday) and South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC) asks farmers to follow guidance when relocating animals…

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Council congratulates 16 new citizens at ceremony

South Wairarapa District Council Mayor Martin Connelly welcomed 16 new citizens to the district on Thursday 9 May at a ceremony during which he paid homage to mana whenua, the…

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